Horticulture Landscape Management

Associate in Applied Science

Individuals who love working outdoors, working with people, being creative, and taking care of the environment will feel right at home working in the green industry. The Horticulture Landscape Management degree provides valuable education for a future career in the landscape industry.

Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

The horticulture land laboratory and arboretum are the true gems of ICC and support student learning as “hands-on” labs. ICC helps place students with outstanding local companies in internships during their sophomore year to further develop their horticulture skills. Many of these internship opportunities turn into full-time employment upon graduation from the program.

A Quality Education

Graduates of the program can immediately go into the workforce or choose to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Get Involved

Opportunities for students include the Horticulture Club, National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC), and ICC’s Landscape & Garden Day

Career Opportunities

Arborist, Landscape Contractor, Hardscape Installer, Landscape Designer, Landscape Estimator, Landscape Supervisor, Lawn Care Technician, Nursery/Greenhouse Professional


24 Months

if Full Time

5 Semesters62 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


12 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Kaleb’s PTK Recognition: Unexpected Honor
Griffin Dahlberg Receives the DPET Outstanding Graduate Award
From Classroom to Auction: Ty’s Success at Illinois Beef Expo 2023
Chase Transitions from Farm to Classroom at ICC

Horticulture is the industry where arts and sciences meet! Landscaping is an industry filled with professionals who enjoy working with their hands, but also use their minds to problem solve on the jobsite. If you have a passion for working to create beautiful and environmentally friendly spaces, a career in horticulture could be for you!

Corinne Brown, Associate Professor, Horticulture Program Coordinator
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Horticulture Landscape Management Program?

Make your love of the outdoors work for you. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. High school courses in environmental science, biology, technical drawing, and agriculture are beneficial for this program.
  5. Working with your personal lawn or garden, or a community garden club, or working at a local garden center or nursery is good preparation for the program.

What Can I Expect As A Horticulture Landscape Management Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm